Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a musculoskeletal disorder with compromised bone strength, both quantity AND quality so that bones become fragile and can easily fracture. It affects all populations, including women and men of all ages.

Learn how to safely move in life and during exercise.

Though education, rehabilitation, exercise, and emotional support, we strive to empower our patients diagnosed with osteoporosis to maintain and improve their quality of life. Screening, education, and treatment on special topics such as emotional well-being and fall risk may be included. The emphasis is on using movement as medicine for prevention of an individuals first fracture or prevention of future fractures and progress to a safe and effective gym program.

What is the Meek’s Method for Osteoporosis?

It is an original, innovative, comprehensive, concise and effective Physical Therapy approach to postural correction and body alignment that is safe for people with low bone mass and skeletal fragility.

What are the symptoms of Osteoporosis?

Symptoms of osteoporosis include:

  • Loss of height over time
  • Back pain
  • A stooped posture
  • Bone that breaks more easily than expected

What is the goal of therapy

The goal is therapy is to minimize the risk of the FIRST fracture or NEXT fracture.

  1. Isolate: Determine areas of restriction and weakness
  2. Activate: Relieve restriction and strength weakness
  3. Integrate: Integrate into functional movement

Is this program for me?

  • Do you have a diagnosis of osteopenia or osteoporosis?
  • Do you require the use of your hands to get out of a chair or have difficulty getting up off of the floor?
  • Have you fallen or lost your balance within the last 3 months?
  • Have you had a recent fracture?
  • Are you hesitant to continue with activities of daily living or your normal exercise program for fear of injury?

If you have answered yes to TWO or MORE of these questions, this program is right for you. Ask your provider for a referral today!

At Kitsap Physical Therapy, we have therapists who are trained in evidence-based protocols for the treatment of Osteoporosis offering location preference and convenience for patients.


Bekah Gilbert PT, DPT (Kingston)


Jackie Gfeller PT, DPT, GC, AIB-VR/Con (Poulsbo Village)


Ashley Fruner PT, DPT, OCS, TPS (Port Orchard)


Mandy Morgan PT, DPT, Cert Schroth (Port Orchard)


Emily Everett PT, DPT (Silverdale)


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945 Hildebrand Ln NE #220
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-6288
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2500 Cherry Ave #203
Bremerton, WA 98310
(360) 792-1015
(360) 792-0964
Kingston Clinic
26001 Barber Cut Off Rd NE #C-1
Kingston, WA 98346
(360) 297-7050
(360) 297-7502
Port Orchard Clinic
1880 Pottery Ave #100
Port Orchard, WA 98366
(360) 895-9090
(360) 895-9089
Poulsbo - NKMC Clinic
20730 Bond Rd NE #150
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 779-3764
(360) 779-9740
Poulsbo - Village Clinic
19319 7th Ave NE #108
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 779-3777
(360) 779-3797
Silverdale Clinic
2400 NW Myhre Rd #102
Silverdale, WA 98383
(360) 613-1834
(360) 613-2716
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